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Installation UTF 8 bug

edited December 2007 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
In the lasted version (1.1.4), when you try to install Vanilla for the first time using an UTF8 database, the setup wizard seems to mess up with foreign chars (latin-1 setup ?). For example : I entred "bébé" (french accents) for the forum name. After the installation i had "b?b?". To make it work, I had to return to the admin and rename the forum.

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    Try following the character encoding documentation on the wiki.
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    The name of the forum is not saved in the DB, the encoding problem is somewhere else.
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    klipklip New
    edited December 2007
    same with other info (Support Contact) used at installation. I would suspect passing form data to Settings/ConfigurationManager in installer or somewhere there, because it seems to me that Settings/ConfigurationManager handles UTF8 fine if you can rename it in admin after install and it works.
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    I never checked if the installer is utf-8 proof. ?
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    I looked at the page encoding of the installer : iso-8859-1. I manually changed the encoding of the page (blabla.../setup/installer.php?Step=3&PostBackAction=None) to UTF8 and everything worked fine. I saw "bébé" at the login screen. Hope I helped !
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